Breakfast is the most important meal for me. I created this breakfast for myself back that long time ago when I chose healthy lifestyle. When you go to a nice cafe or restaurant, you can find a section “chef’s selection” or “everyone’s favourite” – this breakfast is my “Angelina’s favourite”.
Interesting to mention that you can play around with some of the ingredients but they all must fall in a healthy category of ingredients that can increase metabolism, provide additional antioxidants or filled with vitamins.
The meal is approximately 350 calories and better be eating after good cardio training for a number of reasons:
- It fills up your energy level that you have just spent by amount of good carbohydrates in it
- It contains protein to restore your muscles
- It is delicious and chocolatyyyyy – exactly what you need to avoid huge sugar craving 3-4 hours after HIIT training
One more benefit before I start – it takes 15 minutes to make this one!
40 gram quick oats
2 kiwi fruits
80 gram fresh or frozen berries
160 gram fat free yogurt (depending on preferences, you can choose full fat one)
15 gram cocao powder OR 10 gram crashed 90% dark chocolate
Method (easy AF!)
Boil water for 2-3 minutes, add some berries there (I like to add frozen berries as it is easier to store them).
Peel 2 x kiwi fruits from the skin (personal preference – if you like them with skin, it is up to you) – add to the bowl. Kiwi is a great source of Vitamin C; depending what you like, you can have apples or bananas instead.
Add 40g of quick outs to the boiled water with berries. Wait another 2-3 minutes until ready and berries gave up some flavour to oats (Yum!). Berries are natural antioxidant, oats are great to speed up you metabolism rate.
Add berry oats to the bowl.
Get your favourite yogurt. My personal preference is 160g yogurt pots from Chobani or Danon. They are fat free (I know that it might be not great for someone but I prefer to get good fat from other products throughout the day such as peanut butter). Moreover, these two brands offer yummy flavours and they are natural without adding any sugar. All natural greek style yogurts contain probiotics and filled with at least 15 gram of protein per portion.
Add yogurt to the bowl. Top up with the Cocao powder. Cocao – fantastic for detox and famous for its antioxidant effect. It may also assist with reducing sugar craving in the morning.
And now just mix it. It helps to cool the oats down as well.
Enjoy! If you are drinking coffee in the mornings, almond milk coffee works perfect with it.
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